Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Grinding Halt #6, 1980

You can't really ask me questions and expect me to answer them, 'cos I'm so confused I can't even believe that we're alive, I think it's so weird
Shrink
Another exhilarating hit of Callous & Snide's, Grinding Halt. Live: The Distractions, Between Pictures, Clayson & The Argonauts, The Legendary Flobs, The Time, The Cockney Rekects/The Pack/Kidz Next Door, SLF, Coconut Dogs, El Seven, Zerox, Suspects & The Seize, Mighty Strypes/The Runners. Vinyl: LPs - Crisis, The Moonlight Tapes comp, Toyah, Cheap Dialogue, Sham 69, The Vapors, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Joy Division; 7"s - The Dead Kennedys, The Distractions, The Freeze, Comsat Angels, The News, Crass/Poison Girls, Flys, Flowers, El Seven, The Fall, Sector 27, Discharge, Snatch, The Barracudas, The Damned, SLF. + a reasonable rap on the knuckles for No Cure fanzine & Eddie's delightful encounter with Shrink.
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Thursday, 3 February 2011

Spitting Pretty Pikktures, 1983


Never mind the Bomb -
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who's got the Biggest Cock?
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Finishing of this little batch of Leezines with Spitting Pretty Pikktures - worth posting for the title alone. Lee notes here that this is his twelfth production within 4 years - and going on the work seen here, that's gotta be a goodly oeuvre. Like Anathema, SPP is stuffed with poetry, musings and collage, with contributions from Kim and Neil + a fantastically extensive interview with Poison Girls' Lance, Richard and Vi. Excellent stuff.
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A4 folded scanned at 400 dpi